News & Events

As a cultural institution, the Theodor Fontane Archive offers a diverse program of events in addition to guided tours and cultural education programs. We also regularly provide information on our blog or in press releases.


Here, we will announce upcoming readings, lectures, discussions and presentations in the event space of the Villa Quandt or at cooperating partners.

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In the archive’s blog, we report on research projects and events, present finds from and new additions to our holdings, and provide insights into everyday life in the archive.

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Conferences, Exhibitions, and Workshops


In the project FontaneVR, the Theodor Fontane Gesellschaft e.V. cooperates with the Theodor Fontane Archive to develop a prototype of a 3D interaction environment for literary societies, which is modeled on the premises of the Theodor Fontane Archive.

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Workshop »Original und Copy«

What problems and potentials arise from the use of analog and digital copies of originals in museums and archives?

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»DHd-Konferenz 2022«

The German-speaking Digital Humanities community met in Potsdam in March 2022 for an international conference titled »Cultures of Digital Memory«.

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Virtual Exhibition

An excerpt of the panel exhibition »Tracing Fontane’s Legacy« in the Theodor Fontane Archive can be found here as a virtual exhibition.

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Fontane Year 2019

Congress »Fontane’s Media (1819–2019)«

From the 13th to the 16th of June 2019, the Theodor Fontane Archive hosted an international congress as the highlight of the scientific program in the Fontane Year fontane.200.

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The Anniversary Year and the Fontane Archive

The Theodor Fontane Archive participated in the festivities of Theodor Fontane’s 200th birthday with innovative projects, new digital services and a diverse program of events.


Press Releases

The press releases of the Theodor Fontane Archive at a glance.

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Press Reviews

An overview of the press coverage of the Theodor Fontane Archive.

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Past Events

The past events of the Theodor Fontane Archive at a glance.

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